An Evening with Composer Alexander Peskanov

7.30pm Thursday 9th of November

$10.00

7.30pm Thursday 9th of November

This innovative Russian / American composer steps on to the Schimmel stage for a thrilling night of classical piano music. Hear his story and be inspired by his magical compositions.

Alexander Peskanov, concert pianist, composer and master teacher, emigrated to the United States in 1973. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Peskanov made his orchestral debut under the baton of Mstislav Rostropovich, and has since traveled the world performing, and spreading the great traditions of the Russian Piano School. The author's series of six books, "The Russian Technical Regimen for the Piano" and video series "In Search of Sound" share all the secrets of Russian piano technique including weight-produced sound, flying finger technique, and a wide range of exercises, practiced by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and other piano giants of the Russian School.